Drug Knowledge: Addiction & Behaviour
This course will introduce students to skills and techniques essential in helping clients change addiction related behaviours, and guiding them towards positive lifestyle changes. Based on the Trans-theoretical Model of Change, this course will explore stages of change and the factors and interventions that promote and prepare clients for change. This model is considered a key component in client treatment and counselling. The Model of Change will also be examined in terms of Motivational Interviewing Techniques.